America’s No. 1 corn seed treatment, Poncho Votivo seed treatment, also happens to be a favorite of America’s most famous cornfield, the Field of Dreams Movie Site. BASF Agricultural Solutions is proud to announce that Poncho Votivo is the official seed treatment partner of the Field of Dreams Movie Site. Andy Rahe, who farms the land on the Movie Site, has been using Poncho Votivo on its corn since the popular seed treatment came on the market more than 10 years ago.
“Growers have been trusting Poncho Votivo seed treatment for more than a decade, so when we learned that our country’s most beloved cornfield was also using it, we knew we needed to make it official,” said Scott Friedlund, BASF Product Manager, Seed Treatment. “We look forward to working with the Field of Dreams Movie Site and will introduce an agricultural educational element to the popular tourist destination.”
And it’s no wonder American’s favorite cornfield trusts Poncho Votivo seed treatment. With broad-spectrum insect control and strong nematode protection above and below ground, Poncho Votivo seed treatment continues to deliver higher yields and winning seasons.
“We’re excited to partner with BASF and Poncho Votivo seed treatment at the Field of Dreams Movie Site,” said Dan Evans, Chief Operating Officer of the Field of Dreams Movie Site. “The cornfields are a key player at our site, and we value the major role that agriculture plays in the Dyersville community and the state of Iowa.”
Tomorrow, baseball fans from around the country will watch as players take the field near the original Field of Dreams site in Dyersville, Iowa. The movie featured standout performances by Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones and garnered an Academy Award nomination for best picture, and the iconic cornfields are still a fan favorite among moviegoers and farmers alike.
Field of Dreams Movie Site
The Field of Dreams Movie Site is free to visit and open to the public year-round. Fans can immerse themselves in the small-town atmosphere by renting the home where the beloved movie was shot. Visitors will feel like they’re in the movie in the newly remodeled three-bedroom farm home, complete with fantastic views of the iconic baseball field and cornfields right outside the home. Fans can also take a 30-minute guided tour of the home and visit the online store, which has gifts that will fulfill any baseball fan’s wishes.
To learn more about Poncho Votivo, visit ponchovotivo.com. To plan your next trip to the Field of Dreams Movie Site, visit fieldofdreamsmoviesite.com.
About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division
Farming is fundamental to provide enough healthy and affordable food for a rapidly growing population while reducing environmental impacts. By working with partners and agricultural experts and integrating sustainability criteria into all business decisions, we help farmers create a positive impact on sustainable agriculture. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline, connecting innovative thinking with practical action in the field. Our portfolio comprises seeds and specifically selected plant traits, chemical and biological crop protection, solutions for soil management, plant health, pest control, and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office, and in production, we strive to find the right balance for success – for farmers, agriculture, and future generations. In 2021, our division generated sales of �8.2 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.
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At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of �78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information can be found at www.basf.com.